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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2017, 07:58:44 PM »
I want to be evil! Can I be evil? I'd be such a good evil villain!

I guess I'll go and subscribe to Reddit so I can vote.

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2017, 08:55:37 PM »
Voted!
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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2017, 08:59:36 PM »
I want to be evil! Can I be evil? I'd be such a good evil villain!

I guess I'll go and subscribe to Reddit so I can vote.

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #18 on: January 12, 2017, 03:55:48 AM »
Results are out!

https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/5ngd95/announcing_the_2016_best_of_rfantasy_stabby_award/
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BEST FANTASY SITE FOR 2016

WINNER: Tor.com - Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects.

Finalists…

Fantasy-Faction

Pornokitsch

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2017, 09:35:43 AM »
I wanted us to win :'(
But being second is also great :D
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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2017, 11:13:53 AM »
At least we got second, which is nice.  :D  On a different note, there's a fantasy site called "pornoskitch"? It's the first time I have noticed it and I was like wait, what?

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2017, 11:37:12 AM »
@Mark Lawrence got an award!

BEST ACTIVE /r/FANTASY AUTHOR ('best overall redditor- author edition')

WINNER: Mark Lawrence

Congratulations Mark!
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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2017, 11:38:34 AM »
At least we got second, which is nice.  :D  On a different note, there's a fantasy site called "pornokitsch"? It's the first time I have noticed it and I was like wait, what?
He totally deserved his win in another category!

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WINNER: /u/pornokitsch - Smart articles and educational comments

Fun fact: He once won our writing contest writing the grimmest and darkest Grimdark ever. ;)
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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2017, 11:57:52 AM »
I guess Tor.com can be considered our rival, last year they also won over us  ::)

And The Mirror's Truth, by @Michael R. Fletcher won in Best Self-Published! Gotta gush that I also nominated that!

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2017, 12:31:53 PM »
Good that F-F came second and Tor is a worthy winner. Maybe next year it will be FF's turn.

I was pleased Tim Gerard Reynolds won the Award for Best Related Work as narrator for many audible books, but in particular as he reads all Michael J Sullivan's books. He does every book proud and gives Royce, Hadrian and the others exactly the right voices.   

Another well deserved award was Best Artwork going to Marc Simonetti for the beautiful ancient tree on cover of MJS's Age of Myth.

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #25 on: January 16, 2017, 05:21:03 PM »
I guess Tor.com can be considered our rival, last year they also won over us  ::)

And The Mirror's Truth, by @Michael R. Fletcher won in Best Self-Published! Gotta gush that I also nominated that!

Thanks for that!
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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #26 on: January 22, 2017, 07:38:15 AM »

Fun fact: He once won our writing contest writing the grimmest and darkest Grimdark ever. ;)
-> http://fantasy-faction.com/2014/winner-of-the-march-2014-writing-contest

Oh my god, I just read it.  HIS STORY PREDICTED THE 2016 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY IN 2014.

The dude is clearly psychic.

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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #27 on: January 22, 2017, 12:51:21 PM »
I wanted us to win :'(
But being second is also great :D

It's hard to compete with a huge professional site like Tor (professional meaning they actually pay for their content and have much more content, not sure how many posts a day, but a good number).  So coming in second to Tor is still great, especially for a volunteer run site.


At least we got second, which is nice.  :D  On a different note, there's a fantasy site called "pornokitsch"? It's the first time I have noticed it and I was like wait, what?
He totally deserved his win in another category!
Agreed!


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Re: 2016 Reddit Stabby Awards
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2017, 02:11:37 PM »
At least we got second, which is nice.  :D  On a different note, there's a fantasy site called "pornokitsch"? It's the first time I have noticed it and I was like wait, what?
He totally deserved his win in another category!

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r/FANTASY BEST COMMUNITY MEMBER ('best overall redditor- non-author edition')
WINNER: /u/pornokitsch - Smart articles and educational comments

Fun fact: He once won our writing contest writing the grimmest and darkest Grimdark ever. ;)
-> http://fantasy-faction.com/2014/winner-of-the-march-2014-writing-contest

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